ACTION POINT

REBALANCE SOME OF YOUR U.S. STOCK EXPOSURE TO FOREIGN STOCKS

January 10, 2020

REBALANCE SOME OF YOUR U.S. STOCK EXPOSURE TO FOREIGN STOCKS

  • U.S. market has outperformed foreign markets over the last decade
  • Trim some U.S. holdings and add to some overseas markets
  • Consider markets you are underexposed to and/or are unpopular

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HAVE A PLAN TO SAVE REGULARLY

December 14, 2019

HAVE A PLAN TO SAVE REGULARLY

Top 10% of savers in every income group consistently held 10-20 times retirement
wealth of bottom 10% of savers

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PAY ATTENTION TO POLICY, NOT POLITICS

November 15, 2019

PAY ATTENTION TO POLICY, NOT POLITICS

Political drama doesn’t determine:

    • financial plan
    • portfolio direction
    • business climate

Policy can determine:

  • Interest rates
  • Taxes
  • Rules and regulations

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PAY ATTENTION TO A MUTUAL FUND’S CULTURE AND INVESTMENT TEAM

November 9, 2019
PAY ATTENTION TO A MUTUAL FUND’S CULTURE AND INVESTMENT TEAM

    Continuity is important in a firm’s:

  • Leadership
  • Investment philosophy
  • Goals
  • Discipline

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THINK LIKE A CONTRARIAN: CONSIDER ADDING ENERGY EXPOSURE TO YOUR PORTFOLIO

October 26, 2019

THINK LIKE A CONTRARIAN: CONSIDER ADDING ENERGY EXPOSURE TO YOUR PORTFOLIO

PETRIE’S SUGGESTED ENERGY FOCUS: MIDSTREAM COMPANIES

    • MOVE OIL & GAS FROM WELLS TO END USERS
    • PROVIDE INFRASTRUCTURE LIKE PIPELINES, REFINERIES, STORAGE
    • GENERATE HIGH LEVELS OF CASH FLOW
    • PAY DIVIDENDS ON STOCKS, OR INCOME THROUGH MASTER LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS
    • PETRIE’S SUGGESTED ENERGY FOCUS: MEGA OIL AND GAS COMPANIES
    • HAVE FINANCIAL HEFT TO GROW THROUGH ACQUISITIONS AND INVESTMENT

BIGGEST COMPANIES INCLUDE:

  • – EXXON MOBIL
  • – CHEVRON
  • – ROYAL DUTCH SHELL
  • – CONOCOPHILLIPS

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